Pantheon of Illustrious Men

The Pantheon of Illustrious Men (Spanish: Panteón de Hombres Ilustres) is a royal site in Madrid, under the administration of the Patrimonio Nacional. It was designed by Spanish architect Fernando Arbós y Tremanti, and is located in Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Atocha in the Retiro section of Madrid.

Pantheon of Illustrious Men
Native name
Spanish: Panteón de Hombres Ilustres
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LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°24′22″N 3°41′01″W / 40.406063°N 3.683623°W / 40.406063; -3.683623Coordinates: 40°24′22″N 3°41′01″W / 40.406063°N 3.683623°W / 40.406063; -3.683623
Official namePanteón de Hombres Ilustres
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1992
Reference no.RI-51-0007311
Pantheon of Illustrious Men is located in Spain
Pantheon of Illustrious Men
Location of Pantheon of Illustrious Men in Spain

Notable intermentsEdit

The pantheon houses the tombs of a number of famous Spaniards including:


Notable structuresEdit

The site also contains its own version of the statue of Liberty, an 1857 tomb designed by sculptors Federico Aparici, Ponciano Ponzano and Sabino Medina, moved here in 1912.

GalleryEdit

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External linksEdit

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